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Will new app make Iowa caucuses more accurate? It might at least help

Hillary Clinton, who campaigned in Iowa on Thursday, was the leader among Democrats in a weekend poll.
Hillary Clinton, who campaigned in Iowa on Thursday, was the leader among Democrats in a weekend poll. The Star.

Remember in 2012, when it took more than two weeks after the Iowa caususes to confirm that Rick Santorum had won by a 34-vote win after the GOP declared Mitt Romney the preliminary winner?

This year, the final poll this weekend said the caucus vote Monday night could be close for both parties, so that’s not very reassuring.

But the 538 says the caucuses are using a new Microsoft app that should speed things along a little. But then again, it warns, no system is perfect.

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